Sogndal is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.
Sogndal was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The annex of Fjærland was transferred from Balestrand to Sogndal January 1, 2000.
Sogndalsfjøra, which is the center of Sogndal municipality, has 3075 inhabitants (2006).
There are several ways to visit Sogndal. By http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sogndal_lufthamn airplane, by http://www.fjord1.no/sognbillag_en/ bus and by http://www.fjord1.no/fylkesbaatane_en/ boat
Sogn og Fjordane university college is located in Sogndal.
Famous people from Sogndal include footballer Eirik Bakke and singers Tone Damli Aaberge and Olav Stedje. The local football team, Sogndal IL, plays in the Adeccoligaen, the second tier of Norwegian football. The Norwegian black metal band Windir originated in Sogndal. The list should without doubt also include the very infamous radiohost Kent Fimreite from the international radiochannel Hallo Sogn - broadcasting worldwide over the internet.
The Norwegian dialect spoken in Sogndal is called sognamål. (...) more…
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